Gilbert Jenkins Jr. letters sent.

Title
Gilbert Jenkins Jr. letters sent.
Author
Jenkins, Gilbert, Jr.
Publication
1833-1835.
Supplementary Content
Finding aid
0

Details

Description
.21 linear feet (1 folder)
Note
  • Formerly part of the Mercantile Collection.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Source (note)
  • Donated by Maud Durlin Sullivan, 1940.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Jenkins family land indentures, acquired in the same donation, are located in The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division, MssCol 2212, New York State Miscellaneous Collection (Columbia County, Hudson, 1810, 1814; Greene County, Athens, 1818).
Call Number
MssCol 24495
OCLC
1031402125
Author
Jenkins, Gilbert, Jr., creator.
Title
Gilbert Jenkins Jr. letters sent.
Production
1833-1835.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Summary
Gilbert Jenkins Jr. was a mariner from Hudson, Columbia County, New York. He was the son of Gilbert Jenkins of Hudson, New York (died 1846 in Prairieville, Wisconsin), and the grandson of Thomas Jenkins (1741-1808) of Nantucket, Massachusetts, one of the founders of Hudson. The collection comprises four letters written by Gilbert Jenkins Jr. to family members, dated 1833-1835, while a seaman on the whaling ship America, cruising in the Pacific Ocean. The ship America was owned by the Hudson Whaling Company and commanded by Captain Folger.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Jenkins family land indentures, acquired in the same donation, are located in The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division, MssCol 2212, New York State Miscellaneous Collection (Columbia County, Hudson, 1810, 1814; Greene County, Athens, 1818).
Source
Donated by Maud Durlin Sullivan, 1940.
Connect to:
Occupation
Mariners.
Whalers (Persons)
Research Call Number
MssCol 24495
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